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Japan may be feeling left out as the US and South Korea prepare to meet with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is believed to have wanted to discuss two issues that remains unresolved.
A man looks through a window of a seawall at a port in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.

‘It feels like we’re in jail’: Japan spent $12 billion on seawalls after the devastating 2011 tsunami — and now locals are fee...

Since Japan's Fukushima disaster, about 245 miles of seawall structure has been built along the coast and some locals aren't happy about it.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

One of America’s closest allies could be the biggest loser if talks between Trump and Kim Jong-Un go south

The news of Trump granting a meeting with Kim Jong-un would have likely taken Japan by surprise.
Kolin Burges, a self-styled cryptocurrency trader and former software engineer from London, holds up a placard to protest against Mt. Gox, in front of the building where the digital marketplace operator was formerly housed in Tokyo February 26, 2014.

‘This is horse s—‘: Bitcoin traders are angry that Mt Gox’s crypto stash is being ‘dumped’ on the market

Crypto traders are concerned that large bitcoin sales from Mt Gox's trustees could be affecting the price of the digital asset.

Nintendo’s biggest fan on Wall Street just doubled down on his bullish bet

Jefferies' price target for the Japanese video game company is almost double current prices.
Bottles of Coca-Cola are seen at a Carrefour Hypermarket store in Montreuil, near Paris

Coca-Cola is launching its first ever alcoholic drink

The company plans to launch a version of the Japanese low alcohol beverage Chu-Hi, which is a mixture of carbonated water, the spirit shōchū, and flavouring.
Activists march towards the Chinese consulate for a protest in Manila on February 10, 2018, against Beijing's claims in the South China Sea.

China’s debt-trap diplomacy reaches the Philippines, which is likely to accept Chinese loans 1,100% more expensive than other options

The Philippines' chief economist said his country needs "more friends," as relations with China finally warm.
The ancient city of Uruk.

The 16 greatest cities in human history, from ancient Jericho to modern Tokyo

The greatest cities in human history, as determined by thousands of years' worth of data.